"Considering Strategies for Rochester's Redevelopment"
A panel discussion featuring Saint Paul, MN's Tim Griffin and local Rochester community development activists, officials, and developers.
Tim Griffin, AIA Director of Urban Design, St. Paul Riverfront Corporation
Tim Griffin is an urban designer with over 30 years experience in architecture, planning, urban design and sustainable development. He has been with the Riverfront Corporation since 2001 where he serves as the Director of Urban Design. In this capacity, Tim directs the Saint Paul Design Center program and leads other Riverfront Corporation design initiatives. He has contributed to the Riverfront Corporations mission of reconnecting Saint Paul to its Mississippi Riverfront, first in the core downtown area, then with the Central Corridor Development Strategy and Design Center in 2007 and the addition of the Great River Passage initiative for the 26 miles of Mississippi Riverfront through Saint Paul. Tim also lectures and teaches urban design at the University of Minnesota where many of his former students and interns are now advancing through the urbanism profession.
Also on the panel are:
Dorothy Hall, President, Plymouth-Exchange Neighborhood Association Hank Rubin, Ph.D., Vice President for Community Programs, Rochester Area Community Foundation Eugenio Marlin, President and CEO, Ibero-American Development Corporation Deputy Commissioner Kathleen Washington, Department of Neighborhood and Business Development, City of Rochester Jim McIntosh, P.E., City Engineer, Bureau of Architecture and Engineering, City of Rochester Peter Buckley, Director of Development, Buckingham Properties
The moderator is Randy Gorbman, Director of News and Public Affairs at WXXI